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DP-3. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000
Geographic Area: Santa Clara County
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

Subject Number Percent   Subject Number Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS       INCOME IN 1999    
  Population 16 years and over 1,308,666 100.0     Households 566,485 100.0
In labor force 878,932 67.2   Less than $10,000 25,418 4.5
     Civilian labor force 878,106 67.1   $10,000 to $14,999 16,344 2.9
          Employed 843,912 64.5   $15,000 to $24,999 34,094 6.0
          Unemployed 34,194 2.6   $25,000 to $34,999 39,417 7.0
               Percent of civilian labor force 3.9 (X)   $35,000 to $49,999 63,431 11.2
     Armed Forces 826 0.1   $50,000 to $74,999 106,536 18.8
Not in labor force 429,734 32.8   $75,000 to $99,999 85,163 15.0
        $100,000 to $149,999 105,937 18.7
   Females 16 years and over 648,931 100.0   $150,000 to $199,999 45,940 8.1
In labor force 382,009 58.9   $200,000 or more 44,205 7.8
     Civilian labor force 381,930 58.9   Median household income (dollars) 74,335 (X)
          Employed 365,548 56.3        
             
  Own children under 6 years 133,586 100.0   With earnings 497,017 87.7
All parents in family in labor force 71,231 53.3        Mean earnings (dollars) 94,208 (X)
        With Social Security income 102,897 18.2
COMMUTING TO WORK            Mean Social Security income (dollars) 12,048 (X)
  Workers 16 years and over 828,927 100.0   With Supplemental Security Income 22,609 4.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 641,113 77.3        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 7,407 (X)
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 101,188 12.2   With public assistance income 15,306 2.7
Public transportation (including taxicab) 29,118 3.5        Mean public assistance income (dollars) 4,832 (X)
Walked 14,786 1.8   With retirement income 76,907 13.6
Other means 16,854 2.0        Mean retirement income (dollars) 19,264 (X)
Worked at home 25,868 3.1        
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.1 (X)        
          Families 399,765 100.0
  Employed civilian population 16 years and over 843,912 100.0   Less than $10,000 11,367 2.8
OCCUPATION       $10,000 to $14,999 8,464 2.1
Management, professional, and related occupations 409,371 48.5   $15,000 to $24,999 20,268 5.1
Service occupations 88,797 10.5   $25,000 to $34,999 24,974 6.2
Sales and office occupations 191,719 22.7    $35,000 to $49,999 42,211 10.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 3,494 0.4   $50,000 to $74,999 73,757 18.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations 55,616 6.6   $75,000 to $99,999 63,169 15.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 94,915 11.2   $100,000 to $149,999 82,011 20.5
        150,000 to $199,999 37,151 9.3
        $200,000 or more 36,393 9.1
INDUSTRY       Median family income (dollars) 81,717 (X)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 4,364 0.5   Per capita income (dollars) 32,795 (X)
Construction 42,232 5.0   Median earnings (dollars):    
Manufacturing 231,784 27.5   Male full-time, year-round workers 56,240 (X)
Wholesale trade 25,515 3.0   Female full-time, year-round workers 40,574 (X)
Retail trade 83,369 9.9   ______________________ _______ _______
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 23,546 2.8                 Subject Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Information 39,098 4.6   ______________________ _______ _______
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 38,715 4.6   POVERTY STATUS IN 1999    
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 131,015 15.5     Families 19,624 4.9
Educational, health and social services 123,890 14.7   With related children under 18 years 14,841 6.8
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services 49,186 5.8        With related children under 5 years 7,096 7.5
Other services (except public administration) 29,987 3.6        
Public administration 21,211 2.5     Families with female householder, no husband present 7,321 13.5
        With related children under 18 years 6,308 18.7
             With related children under 5 years 2,807 26.2
CLASS OF WORKER         Individuals 124,470 7.5
Private wage and salary workers 711,339 84.3   18 years and over 87,922 7.1
Government workers 77,960 9.2        65 years and over 9,840 6.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 52,302 6.2   Related children under 18 years 34,198 8.4
Unpaid family workers 2,311 0.3        Related children 5 to 17 years 24,722 8.6
        Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 49,507 17.0
             
 
Date: July 7, 2006
 
-Represent zero or rounds to zero.    (X) Not applicable.
If the denominator of a mean value or per capita value is less than 30, then that value is calculated using a rounded aggregate in the numerator. See text.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 2000.

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